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Immigration tests the welfare state

Norway has not succeeded in ushering refugees and many other immigrants into the workforce, notes the leader of a commission that’s been studying the consequences of immigration. In the long run, immigration can thus challenge the country’s carefully crafted welfare state, according to Professor Grete Brochmann, who handed her commission’s latest report to the government this […]

Heightened security across Norway

UPDATED: Security measures were increased at key locations in Oslo, throughout airports and transport hubs, and along Norway’s borders on Thursday after authorities intercepted information about a “credible” terror threat against Norway in the coming days. Oslo police said the capital was particularly vulnerable. Justice Minister Anders Anundsen, Police Security Service PST (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste) chief […]

Editors send protest to UK

Editors of four of the Nordic countries’ leading newspapers were sending a sharp letter of protest to British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday, claiming that his “criminalization” of the British newspaper The Guardian will undermine the free press worldwide. The editors of Helsingen Sanomat of Finland, Aftenposten of Norway, Politiken of Denmark and Dagens […]

All 2013 stories

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